This tuna, avocado and tomato recipe is very high in protein and low in carbs, ideal for weight loss.
Nutrition Facts
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Notice: Eating the right diet for your goals may result in increased lean muscle and decreased bodyfat.


  • 150g (5oz) fresh tuna steak
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 8 asparagus tips
  • 2 large tomatoes (about 250g / 9oz)
  • 150g pre-cooked cannellini or lima beans, (rinsed and drained)
  • 1 medium mild onion (thinly sliced)
  • 1 small avocado (about 150g / 5oz)
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • black pepper

Cooking Instructions

Brush the tuna steak with a little of the olive oil and grill or dry - fry for about 3 mins on each side, until the outside is golden but the inside is still pink. Meanwhile, steam or microwave the asparagus tips until just tender. Halve the tomatoes and squeeze out the pips then chop roughly. Arrange the beans on a serving plates with the tomato, asparagus, and onion. Peel and slice the avocado add to the plates.Mix together the oil, lemon juice, most of the oregano and seasoning. Poor most of it over the salad, slice tuna and add. Drizzle over remaining dressing. Garnish with rest of oregano.

Serving Suggestions

Serve this recipe as mentioned above. If you would like to add some carbs, you can add potatoes or a bed of brown rice.

Posted on: Mon, 04/01/2013 - 04:30

Protien and carb content are blank, also not really going to be low carb. 150g lima beans comes out to 35.5g carbs.

Cheena Massa
Posted on: Thu, 02/07/2013 - 12:52

This tastes amazing!! I love it.. because I eat tuna fish more than everybody I know. Tuna is my whole world lol.

Casey Withers
Posted on: Sun, 10/07/2012 - 23:17

Hi, I was wondering how many serve does this recipe make? Is the nutritional information per serve?

stephen beard
Posted on: Sun, 03/13/2011 - 05:58

i love all the recipes,its making my taste buds dance .all good stuff.

Mark Lira
Posted on: Tue, 06/15/2010 - 16:36

Sorry, but if you have tuna is not vegetarian!

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Posted on: Tue, 06/15/2010 - 16:56

Hi Mark,

This recipe isn't listed in the vegetarian category. For a list of current vegetarian recipes, please look here:

jesse johns
Posted on: Tue, 09/23/2014 - 17:32

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